Alex Henry

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Alex Henry
Born (1979-10-18) October 18, 1979 (age 37)
Timmins, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 231 lb (105 kg; 16 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Dutch League team
Former teams
HYS The Hague
Edmonton Oilers
Washington Capitals
Minnesota Wild
Montreal Canadiens
Düsseldorfer EG
NHL Draft 67th overall, 1998
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1999–present

Alexander Lawrence Henry (born October 18, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently a player of the Dutch team HYS The Hague from The Hague. Before this, he played for the Düsseldorfer EG of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

Playing career[edit]

Alex Henry was selected in the 3rd round, 67th overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers from the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. Henry played his first professional season in the 1999–00 season with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL.

Henry made his NHL debut with the Oilers in the 2002–03 season, playing in only three games before he was placed on waivers to be claimed by the Washington Capitals on October 24, 2002. Henry went on to play 38 games with the Capitals.

On October 9, 2003, Henry was again placed on waivers, this time to be claimed by the Minnesota Wild. With Minnesota he played his first full season in the NHL with 71 games played. Henry signed with the German team ESV Kaufbeuren in the 2nd Bundesliga during the 2004–05 NHL lockout before returning to the Wild in the 2005–06 season.

On August 22, 2006, Henry was signed as a free agent by the Nashville Predators.[1] He went on to play two season's with Predators affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals.

On July 3, 2008, Henry was signed as a free agent by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract,[2] and played his first regular-season game with the Canadiens on February 1, 2009, against the Boston Bruins.[3] It marked his first NHL game since the 2005–06 season.

On May 9, 2012 it was announced that Alex Henry had signed a contract with the Duesseldorfer EG of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. On October 9, 2013 it was announced that Henry had signed a one-year contract with HYS The Hague in the Dutch Eredivisie.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995–96 Timmins Majors NOJHL 30 2 6 8 15
1995–96 Timmins Golden Bears NOJHL 2 0 0 0 0
1996–97 London Knights OHL 61 1 10 11 65
1997–98 London Knights OHL 62 5 9 14 97 16 0 3 3 14
1998–99 London Knights OHL 68 5 23 28 105 25 3 10 13 22
1999–00 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 60 1 0 1 69
2000–01 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 56 2 3 5 87
2001–02 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 69 4 8 12 143 15 1 2 3 16
2002–03 Edmonton Oilers NHL 3 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Washington Capitals NHL 38 0 0 0 80
2002–03 Portland Pirates AHL 3 0 1 1 0
2003–04 Minnesota Wild NHL 71 2 4 6 106
2004–05 ESV Kaufbeuren 2. GBun 16 4 4 8 20
2005–06 Minnesota Wild NHL 63 0 5 5 73
2006–07 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 64 1 6 7 66 2 0 0 0 7
2007–08 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 80 3 13 16 142 6 0 1 1 10
2008–09 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 79 3 7 10 127 6 0 0 0 8
2008–09 Montreal Canadiens NHL 2 0 0 0 10
2009–10 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 68 0 13 13 154 19 2 2 4 22
2010–11 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 80 1 13 14 96 20 0 3 3 34
2011–12 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 74 1 6 7 94
2012–13 Düsseldorfer EG DEL 46 1 4 5 86
NHL totals 177 2 9 11 269

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preds sign D-man Henry". predators.nhl.com. 2006-08-22. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  2. ^ "Habs sign Henry, Desjardins". canadiens.nhl.com. 2008-07-03. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  3. ^ "Habs lose Lang, Latendresse in loss to Bruins". tsn.ca. 2009-02-01. Archived from the original on February 4, 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 

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Preceded by
Andrew Brunette
Minnesota Wild captain
October 2005
Succeeded by
Filip Kuba